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farmers

Kenyan farmers in coastal region turn to high value crops

Kenya's coastal region has for decades been associated with endemic food insecurity, but the situation has changed thanks to the adoption of high yielding...
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China donates bus to help with Namibian parliament’s outreach efforts

Speaker of Namibia's National Assembly Peter Katjavivi on Monday announced the arrival of a China-donated community outreach bus for the parliament of Namibia. The donation...
Electricity

Eskom: Huge debts owed to firm worsens its financial woes

The 35 billion rand (2.5 billion U.S. dollars) owed to power utility Eskom by South African municipalities and communities has left the company struggling...
Some of the food stuff for the widows

Namibia plans to re-engineer food bank to drive sustainability

Namibia on Monday announced plans to revamp the country's Food Bank social safety net program to fuel sustainability. Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare...
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

IFRC urges Africa to fix displacement crisis

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on Monday called on African governments to help find immediate and durable solutions to...
African Union headquarters

AU Gears Up for Financial independence

The African Union's financial independence is gaining momentum as the African continent seeks autonomy from reliance on outside sources. Advancing institutional reforms and financial autonomy...
traffic kejetia

Kejetia arterial Roads Expanded to Reduce Congestion

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), in collaboration with the security agencies, have embarked on an extensive decongestion exercise to clear some parts of the...
Organization Graduation

British Philanthropist Solicits for Funds for Offinso Charity Work

Nana Wiafe Akenten III, Paramount Chief of the Offinso Traditional Area, has lauded Mr. Gordon Redgrift, a British philanthropist, for raising funds for charity...
AFCON 2017 africa-cup-nations

Harambee Stars of Kenya to Camp in France Ahead of African Cup of Nations

Kenya head coach Sebastian Migne said Monday that France will be ideal destination for the national team Harambee Stars to pitch camp and prepare...
china-liberia

AU Official Praises Cordial Peace and Security Relationship with China

African Union (AU) Peace and Security Commissioner Smail Chergui on Monday hailed the solid peace and security cooperation with China. Speaking to Xinhua, Chergui said...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

AU Summit Concludes with a call to prioritise welfare of the aged African

Egyptian Minister of Magic Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday wrapped up the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the...
cameroon soldiers

Cameroon Military Captures Boat Transporting Mercenaries

The Cameroonian army said Monday that it had intercepted a boat carrying "mercenaries" in the high sea off Idenau in the southwest region of...
soybean

CBOT Agricultural Investments Drop in Trading

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures traded lower on Monday morning, with soybeans slipping double digits as Brazil has sped up harvest. The Brazilian...
researchers at work

Tanzanian Company to Establish First Local Stem Cell research Centre

A Tanzanian businessman, Reginald Mengi, said on Monday one of his companies had teamed up with health experts from across the globe to set...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

African Leaders Considering Tangible Outcomes at Summit

African leaders are expected to come up with concrete results as the African continent tries to tackle migration and forced displacement, an official told...
Juan Guaido,

Venezuela to Conduct Audit on Guaido’s Assets

Venezuela's Comptroller General Elvis Amoroso on Monday announced starting an asset audit on the accounts of opposition leader and self-proclaimed "interim president" Juan Guaido....
jail bars

U.S. Woman Sentenced for Coercing Boyfriend to Take His Own Life

A U.S. young woman convicted of convincing her boyfriend via text to commit suicide has started her jail sentence in the eastern U.S. state...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

AU Summit Ends with a Vow to Prioritise African People Welfare

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday wrapped up the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters...
terrorism

Chinese envoy demands unified form in handling terrorists

A Chinese envoy on Monday asked for a unified standard in the fight against terrorism. "In combating terrorism, all countries should uphold a unified standard...
Older persons advocate against depression

African Campaigners rally for aged refugees amid safety threats

Protection of senior citizens displaced by conflicts and natural calamities in Africa should be prioritized by governments as part of efforts to promote the...
Somalia

AU Military Chief Discuss Somalia’s Exit Strategies

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) military commanders began a four-day meeting in Mogadishu on Monday to develop a comprehensive plan that will guide...
hospital

Sudan Debunks Reports of 300 Dead Bodies at Hospital Morgue

Sudan's Khartoum State's Health Authorities on Monday denied the presence of 300 bodies in a morgue of a hospital in the capital. "The news...
Logo of the African Union

AU’s Financial Independence picks up speed as Africa aspires autonomy

The African Union's financial independence is gaining momentum as the African continent aspires autonomy from reliance on outside sources. Advancing institutional reforms and financial...
miners

Tanzanian Small-Scale Miners happy over scrapped taxes

Tanzania's small-scale miners on Monday thanked President John Magufuli after Parliament last week endorsed a bill designed to reduce taxes imposed on mining. "We...
Liu Xianfa (L), then Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, distributes maize donated by Chinese government to refugees at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, June 7, 2017. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

China find measures as Africa fights for answers to forced displacements

China has joined the international community to provide material aid and technical support to tackle Africa's growing refugee problem and forced internal displacements, winning...
Antonio Guterres

Africa, Motivation to Global Efforts Against Forced Displacement

The world has drawn constant inspiration from Africa's leadership and vision towards finding lasting solutions to forced displacement, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,...
Foreign students learn to write Spring Festival couplets during the Chinese New Year. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Ancient Northern Town Receive Students to Celebrate Chinese New Year

More than 100 overseas students have been invited to an ancient town in north China's Shanxi Province to join celebrations for Chinese New Year...
A Libya Dawn tank fires near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

UN Chief Wants Political Process, Reconciliation in Libya

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for concerted efforts towards uniting the Libyan people to advance the political process and reconciliation among...
Migration by boat

African Leaders Find Solutions to Migration Crisis

African leaders, under the umbrella of the African Union (AU), have embarked on finding lasting solutions to Africa's migration and refugee crisis. African leaders, who...
PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS NIGERIAN'S 58TH INDEPENDENCE. President Muhammadu Buhari on a motorcade as Nigerian Marks 58th Independence Anniversary with a parade of Military hardware at theEagle Square, Abuja. OCTOBER 1 2018. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE

Buhari is Seeking Second Term Bid from Nigerians

Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, will on Feb. 16 vote to elect the president that will man the affairs of the nation for the...

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